Computing Minds

About Computing Minds

Byline BIO: Juliette Palacios (say pull-AH-see-ohs) is the founder and executive director of Computing Minds, which she created at age 14 and transformed into a nonprofit at age 15. Computing Minds teaches and inspires girls aged 9 – 12 about the fundamentals of coding, providing positive first experiences in the field of computer science. Learn more at ComputingMinds.org.

Broadcast BIO: Our guest today founded a nonprofit while still in high school. Juliette Palacios (say pull-AH-see-ohs) created Computing Minds to inspire young girls to get excited about coding. Now, the organization is funding scholarships for college-bound young women majoring in computer science, as well as hosting an annual Computing Minds Women in Technology Conference. Welcome to the program, Juliette.

Full BIO: Juliette Palacios (say pull-AH-see-ohs) is the founder and executive director of Computing Minds, which she created at age 14 and transformed into a nonprofit at age 15. Computing Minds teaches and inspires girls aged 9 – 12 about the fundamentals of coding, providing positive first experiences in the field of computer science. From their time at Computing Minds, students move toward their future with a strong coding base, positioning them well for a college major in computer science or a successful STEM career.

When she’s not working on her nonprofit, Juliette is a high-school student who runs cross country, enjoys knitting, and serves as the founder and president of her school’s Philosophy Club. KCBS radio acknowledged Juliette as one of their featured “East Bay Difference Makers.”

Learn more at ComputingMinds.org.
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